Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP)‘s stock had its “top pick” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Deutsche Bank AG in a research report issued to clients and investors on Monday. They presently have a $110.00 price objective on the railroad operator’s stock. Deutsche Bank AG’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 10.99% from the stock’s previous close.

Several other research firms also recently commented on UNP. Vetr downgraded shares of Union Pacific Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating and set a $90.44 price objective on the stock. in a report on Wednesday, August 17th. Loop Capital reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $96.00 price objective on shares of Union Pacific Corp. in a report on Sunday, October 23rd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Union Pacific Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, September 6th. Seaport Global Securities began coverage on shares of Union Pacific Corp. in a report on Monday, October 24th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $100.00 price objective on the stock. Finally, Atlantic Securities assumed coverage on shares of Union Pacific Corp. in a report on Thursday, August 11th. They issued an “overweight” rating and a $114.00 price objective on the stock. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating, twelve have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $96.38.

Analyst Recommendations for Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP)

Shares of Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP) opened at 99.11 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $81.68 billion, a PE ratio of 19.86 and a beta of 0.66. Union Pacific Corp. has a 12 month low of $67.06 and a 12 month high of $99.54. The company’s 50 day moving average is $93.75 and its 200-day moving average is $90.87.

Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE:UNP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, October 20th. The railroad operator reported $1.36 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.39 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $5.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.14 billion. Union Pacific Corp. had a return on equity of 20.55% and a net margin of 21.05%. Union Pacific Corp.’s quarterly revenue was down 7.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $1.50 earnings per share. Equities research analysts predict that Union Pacific Corp. will post $5.00 EPS for the current year.

In other news, EVP Robert M. Knight, Jr. sold 5,000 shares of Union Pacific Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $97.00, for a total transaction of $485,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 150,660 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,614,020. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Robert M. Knight, Jr. sold 10,000 shares of Union Pacific Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, September 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $95.24, for a total transaction of $952,400.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 150,660 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $14,348,858.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 0.14% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of UNP. Cable Hill Partners LLC increased its stake in Union Pacific Corp. by 255.0% in the third quarter. Cable Hill Partners LLC now owns 1,065 shares of the railroad operator’s stock worth $105,000 after buying an additional 765 shares during the last quarter. West Oak Capital LLC boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corp. by 6.2% in the third quarter. West Oak Capital LLC now owns 1,094 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $107,000 after buying an additional 64 shares during the last quarter. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. purchased a new stake in Union Pacific Corp. during the second quarter valued at approximately $108,000. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corp. by 4.9% in the third quarter. Lenox Wealth Advisors Inc. now owns 1,167 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $114,000 after buying an additional 55 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Tradewinds Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Union Pacific Corp. by 22.4% in the second quarter. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC now owns 1,364 shares of the railroad operator’s stock valued at $119,000 after buying an additional 250 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 78.09% of the company’s stock.

About Union Pacific Corp.

Union Pacific Corporation operates through its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company. Union Pacific Railroad Company links approximately 20 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing link in the supply chain. The Company’s business mix includes agricultural products, automotive, chemicals, coal, industrial products and intermodal.

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